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Student Eligibility/Target Schools

To be eligible for the Upward Bound North Program at Southern University at Shreveport, students must attend one of the following Caddo and Bossier Parish Schools:

Target Schools

  • Participants who come from families in which neither parent has completed a four-year college degree (first-generation college students).
  • Participants whose family income is within federal requirements.
  • Participants must demonstrate a need for academic support, in order to successfully pursue a program of education beyond high school.
  • Participants, at the time of initial selection, must have completed the eighth grade but not entered the twelfth grade. They must be at least 13 years old but not older than 19.
  • Participants must be citizens or legal residents of the United States.


Target Areas

  • Caddo Parish
  • Bossier Parish


Initial Determination of Eligibility Form

Outline of the Autobiography

Autobiography Tips

Letter of Introduction from the Director's Desk

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